Public Safety Notice - Columbus

Dear Ohio State Community Member:

You are receiving this notice because a crime has occurred that is considered to be of a concern and/or a continuing threat to the campus community.

The purpose of this message is to heighten your safety awareness by providing community members with information necessary to take appropriate precautions, enable you to take actions to help increase your safety, and to aid in the prevention of similar crimes.

This notice does not mean there has been an increase in crime or that any specific crime pattern exists.

Public Safety Notice For: 
Campus Area, Off Campus
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Alert Code: 
The following crime occurred in the campus area

On 06-26-2011 at approximately 2330 hours, The Ohio State University Police Division became aware of a reported Robbery that occurred in the area of W. 12th Ave. and High St. in the City of Columbus; near The Ohio State University Campus. There were multiple suspects. One suspect was described as a Male Black wearing a Light Colored Shirt. The suspects fled the area running south after the reported Robbery. Additional information on the suspects, victim(s), weapon used and incident investigation can be obtained by contacting The Columbus Division of Police.

Anyone with information concerning this crime should contact either the University Police, 614-292-2121 or Columbus Police, 614-645-4545. You may also report information anonymously to the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS or the University Crime Stoppers Tips line at 614-247-TIPS.

For information about safety on Ohio State's campus visit the following links:

For information about crime off campus, review the Columbus Police website at Helpful links are listed as: Crime Information, Crime Prevention, Offense Reports, and Media Releases.

This Public Safety Notice is issued in compliance with the "Timely Warning" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. 34 CFR 668.46(e)